•To use collaborative learning
strategies to increase student understanding of
•To discuss increasing
the writing ability of students in the content area
(extended responses on assessments, proficiency, and
•To review benchmarks
for the indicators to prepare for state assessments
(third, fourth, sixth, ninth, and tenth grades).
technology to improve teaching and learning in the
gain strategies to involve parents in the program.
research based programs to improve student
performance in the content area.